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Springsteen's Saxophonist Suffers Stroke

13th June 2011

Bruce Springsteen's longtime saxophonist in the E Street Band has suffered a stroke, according to reports.Clarence Clemons fell sick at his home in Florida on Sunday (12Jun11), reports Showbiz411.com. No further information about the star's...

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Springsteen To Make His Debut On Pal Van Zandt's Radio Show

31st March 2011

Bruce Springsteen is to make his debut on E Street Band sideman Steven Van Zandt's longrunning satellite radio show next month (Apr11).The Boss taped appearances which will air on three successive Little Steven's Underground Garage...

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Clarence Clemons Was In Agony On 2009 Bruce Springsteen Tour

25th February 2011

BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN's longtime saxophonist CLARENCE CLEMONS has confessed his last tour with the E STREET BAND was "pure hell" - because he was struggling with knee and hip replacements.Clemons tells RollingStone.com the constant travelling took...

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Black Eyed Peas, Usher And Slash For Super Bowl?

4th February 2011

Black Eyed Peas will be joined by Usher and Slash for their Super Bowl half-time show. The 'I Gotta A Feeling' hitmakers are confirmed to perform during the interval at the NFL showpiece game in...

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Weinberg Parts Ways With O'brien Before Launch Of New Show

28th September 2010

BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN's E STREET BAND drummer MAX WEINBERG has stepped down as bandleader for U.S. TV comedian CONAN O BRIEN, weeks before the funnyman launches his new late night show.Weinberg, who led O'Brien's Late Night...

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Weinberg Won't Rejoin Conan O'brien

28th September 2010

Max Weinberg confirmed on Monday that he will not be rejoining Conan O'Brien as his bandleader when O'Brien's new late-night talk show debuts in November on TBS. He gave no reason for his decision. In...

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Bruce Springsteen Not Afraid Of Age

24th September 2010

Bruce Springsteen puts his longevity down to not being "afraid of getting old". The 'Born To Run' singer puts the success of his nearly 40 year career with the E Street band down to the...

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E Street Rocker Clemons Undergoes Back Op

15th January 2010

CLARENCE CLEMONS, saxophonist in BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN's E STREET BAND, is recovering after undergoing back surgery.Clemons went under the knife in a New York hospital on Wednesday (13Jan10) to correct an unknown problem. On Friday (15Jan10)...

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Springsteen Wraps World Tour

24th November 2009

BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN and the E STREET BAND celebrated the end of their world tour by playing The Boss' debut album GREETINGS FROM ASBURY PARK, N.J. in its entirety for the first time ever.The veteran rocker...

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Springsteen And E Street Band To Take Hiatus

17th September 2009

BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN and his E STREET BAND are eyeing a hiatus after their current tour wraps up in November (09).The veteran rocker, who hits the landmark age of 60 on Wednesday (23Sep09), is expected to...

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The Things They Say 11692

24th March 2009

"Its unbelievable. Ive been on tour with them since I was nine, but I never thought I could be put into this family any deeper. Its just a huge moment." Drummer MAX WEINBERG's son JAY...

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Weinberg To Be Replaced By His Son On Springsteen Shows In Europe

20th March 2009

BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN's regular E STREET BAND drummer MAX WEINBERG will be replaced by his son in a string of European shows this summer (09), so his dad can concentrate on his TV career. Weinberg's band The...

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Fascinating Fact 6807

10th February 2009

BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN and the E STREET BAND are to perform at the Hard Rock Calling event in London's Hyde Park on 28 June (09). The Boss will headline the second night of the two-day event,...

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The Things They Say 11077

5th February 2009

"We were a MASH (Mobile Army Surgical Hospital) unit, with heating pads, ice packs, exercise equipment and masseuses - all we needed to physically do it." Rocker NILS LOFGREN jokes about touring with BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN...

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Springsteen Announces World Tour

28th January 2009

BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN is preparing to set off on a global trek - the rocker and his E STREET BAND have unveiled plans for a massive world tour. The veteran rocker will headline the half-time show at...

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Fascinating Fact 5782

11th August 2008

BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN and the E STREET BAND will reportedly play at next year's Super Bowl half-time show in Tampa, Florida on 1 February (09)....

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The Things They Say 9016

29th July 2008

"Every good writer or filmmaker has something eating at them that they can't quite get off their back. Your job is to make your audience care about your obsessions." American rocker BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN reveals his...

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Fascinating Fact 5671

24th July 2008

Rocker NILS LOFGREN has recorded a tribute album to NEIL YOUNG. THE LONER: NILS SINGS NEIL is an album full of covers of the E STREET BAND star's favourite Young songs....

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E Street Band Star Federici Dead

18th April 2008

E STREET BAND star DANNY FEDERICI has died. He was 58. The musician, who had battled melanoma cancer for three years, died at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York on Thursday (17Apr08). Federici was...

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Springsteen Bandmate Fighting Cancer

21st November 2007

DANNY FEDERICI has been forced to take a leave of absence from BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN's backing group the E STREET BAND, after announcing he is undergoing cancer treatment. The keyboard player's place in the band will...

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Springsteen Bandmate Chinnock Commits Suicide

19th March 2007

Founding E STREET BAND member BILL CHINNOCK committed suicide at his Maine home earlier this month (MAR07). He was 59. The guitarist/keyboardist killed himself in his Yarmouth home on 2 March (07) after struggling to...

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Van Zandt Turns Record Boss

11th December 2006

Guitarist, actor and radio host STEVEN VAN ZANDT is expanding his impressive resume by turning record label boss. Van Zandt's varied career includes stints in BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN's E STREET BAND, a role in hit mob...

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Supergroup Formed For Superbowl Countdown

30th June 2006

AEROSMITH star JOE PERRY, CHEAP TRICK star RICK NIELSEN and members of BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN's E STREET BAND have formed a supergroup with country maverick HANK WILLIAMS JR to pay tribute to American football. The unnamed...

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Springsteen Joins Superstars At New Orleans Festival

11th March 2006

BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN is taking his new group to the 2006 New Orleans Jazz + Heritage Festival, making the April and May (06) event one of the year's top tickets. Springsteen retired his E STREET BAND...

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Van Zandt: Dylan Killed Rock

6th December 2005

American rocker/actor/DJ STEVE VAN ZANDT blames legend BOB DYLAN for ruining rock music. The 55-year-old E STREET BAND guitarist, whose radio show LITTLE STEVENS UNDERGROUND GARAGE plays rock 'n' roll to over 2 million...

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Van Zandt Bemoans State Of Us Radio

11th November 2005

Rocker-turned-radio DJ STEVE VAN ZANDT has slammed contemporary American radio for turning a blind eye to rock 'n' roll music. The E STREET BAND guitarist has a successful sideline hosting radio show LITTLE STEVEN'S...

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Springsteen Station Gets November Debut Date

25th October 2005

Rocker BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN's works will take centre stage on a new satellite radio station devoted solely to his music. Sirius Satellite Radio's E Street Radio, a commercial-free channel devoted to Springsteen and the E...

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Cbgb Club Loses Battle

1st September 2005

Legendary punk club CBGB is no more - a last-ditch bid to save the New York City venue has failed. BLONDIE, PUBLIC ENEMY, BAD BRAINS and GAVIN ROSSDALE's new band INSTITUTE were among the...

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Bruce Joins John Fogerty On Tour

8th August 2004

BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN has offered up his services to former CREEDENCE CLEARWATER REVIVAL star JOHN FOGERTY as the rock legend gets set to tour. Springsteen and the E STREET BAND will serve as the BAD...

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Stars Gather In Effort To Oust Bush

5th August 2004

BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN and PEARL JAM have teamed up alongside an array of other musicians to host a series of concerts to try and oust US President GEORGE W BUSH. The gigs will take place...

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